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December 31, 2016 – Weekend Market Comment

December 31, 2016 – Welcome to my weekend market comment, an analysis tool I use in my own portfolio decisions, published free to the web every weekend before the New York opening bell. You can read the latest version each week by bookmarking http://cme4pif.blogspot.ca/. For full details read my disclaimer (link at the bottom of this page).

Despite a lackluster day in the stock market, the Dow finished 2016 up 13.42 percent, while the S&P 500 narrowly missed out on ending the year with double-digit gains. The Nasdaq Composite, meanwhile, wrapped up 2016 with a net gain of 7.5 percent. The Dow ended the day down 57.18 points at 19,762. It had been on pace to end the year 14 percent higher, but instead finished only 13.42 percent higher after its first down week since the election. The S&P fell about 10 points, or about half a percent, on Friday, after ending Thursday down less than a point at 2,249. In order to gain 10 percent for the year, the index had to close at 2,248.33,…

December 24, 2016 – Weekend Market Comment

December 24, 2016 – Welcome to my weekend market comment, an analysis tool I use in my own portfolio decisions, published free to the web every weekend before the New York opening bell. You can read the latest version each week by bookmarking http://cme4pif.blogspot.ca/. For full details read my disclaimer (link at the bottom of this page).

U.S. equities closed mostly flat on Friday ahead of the Christmas holiday, as the Dow Jones industrial average failed again to reach the psychologically important level of 20,000.

Investors stepped back from a postelection rally boosted by expectations that President-elect Donald Trump's policies would stir up growth and inflation. Optimism had also flooded the market amid possible tax cuts and deregulations. The decline pulled the Dow further away from its psychologically important level of 20,000, while the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq booked their first successive losses in three weeks. The broader market dwindled in recent sessions amid thin…

December 17, 2016 – Weekend Market Comment

December 17, 2016 – Welcome to my weekend market comment, an analysis tool I use in my own portfolio decisions, published free to the web every weekend before the New York opening bell. You can read the latest version each week by bookmarking http://cme4pif.blogspot.ca/. For full details read my disclaimer (link at the bottom of this page).

Well this has been some week. While traveling in Mexico I found away to wipe out my charts and make them all the wrong format. So from a tablet last night I fixed them up, and today on a WiFi equiped WestJet 737 I was able to post this weeks data. Sweet. Some of the charts look a little different but not in a meaningful way and in some case I think are simpler. 

OK so the Bull has roarded ahead, we had a small down day late in the week but well we were more than over due for it. 


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101 Bull Bear Bull market (dark green over red)  the dark green 50 day average is in a firm uptrend. The new version of t…